As a Japanese standard university student in the 20th century, I entered Osaka Gas as soon as I graduated. I wanted to do something important for Japan with poor energy resources. At the time of my graduation, Japanese oil companies and upstream companies were not well known among university students and I chose a utility company which had established close and good relationships with end users.
Energy projects in Brazil and their sponsors remain virtually isolated from access to competitive international sources of project finance, as they are denominated in USD, which increase the FX risk.
With respect to LNG supply shortage in China, it would be great if the market leaders would share their visions on how to solve the issues in the next few years.
We truly believe in bilateral negotiations involving owner of greenfield projects and off-takers can reach competitive conditions for both sides.
Walter Lanosa, CEO of GENNEIA S.A shares his thoughts on challenges and opportunities in the energy sector ahead of the South America Energy Week 2018.
Stonechair Capital has continued to grow over the last decade into the significant position held in African energy finance today.
ConocoPhillips believes the continuous technology innovation using Data Analytics and advanced unconventional resources development techniques will be two biggest drivers to boost our industry.
The biggest challenge in the region? Political and financial stability – in order to contain sovereign and off-taker credit risks
As an petroleum and chemical company, Sinopec must make its effort to satisfy the investors. For the coming years, I think Sinopec is going to optimize the assets structure and introduce the private.
ENGIE has long-term view and ambitions in China. Subsequently, I will still keep on my bucket list our business growth.
Unconventinal resources has changed the energy markets over the recent years. With China’s important role in the energy markets, and strong growth in energy demand, developments within domestic unconventionals could have a big impact on the energy markets.
As with many other industries, especially in developed nations, the systems we work in have been established for a long time in a culture that wasn’t necessarily designed for women to flourish but I believe there are now efforts to address this.
I am a big believer in both women and men being together to tackle any gender inequality rather than having separate groups.
At the practical level, an undersecretary or diversity and inclusion committee could be created; well organized to ensure excellent quality of management and a workable plan.